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Digital Product Designer

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Surplusmap is a VC-funded startup building the tools for the green transition. We're backed by Simula innovation - one of the top R&D companies in Norway, have gone through Google Sustainability incubator and have been invited to be part of European Space Agency Business Incubator (ESA-BIC).

We're on a mission to help companies in a green transition by making data-driven decisions on building new green industrial projects.

We're a hybrid team working across three countries for now, with our base in Oslo, Norway. You'll be joining a senior team with scale-up experience and backgrounds in climate change & mapping science, Earth Observation Technologies, green finance, and tech expertise.

We are looking for a stellar Digital Product Designer who can lead product development with our CEO & CTO.

The Role:

As a Digital Product Designer, you will have a central role in working with the senior team to define the scope of our platform and shape its direction. Your job is to deliver the best user experience to make the product successful.

You will be in the middle of a dynamic organization, and the quality of your ideas is as important as your ability to execute them. UI/UX will be central to the role, and you will be conducting and leading research efforts, translating insights into product ideas & concepts, and testing hypotheses with wireframes, and user flows in conjunction with our customers.

What skills will help you succeed at SurplusMap:

  • Experience in GIS or Geospatial data analysis or products is a BIG plus

  • Experience handling complex UI/UX projects

  • 100% fluent in UX research methods and turning findings into prototypes

  • You are empathetic. Storytelling is one of your strengths. You should enjoy talking and listening to customers and users, running workshops, and presenting findings.

  • Systematic in your UX/UI design work with consistent processes & methods

  • Have the ability to lead interaction design tasks such as creating user flows, wireframes, information architecture, and interface mockups.

  • Have experience collaborating within cross-functional agile teams Bonus: Experience working with GIS, maps, renewables, and/or sustainability

If you feel that you are not still 100% there, in terms of experience, we will provide you with an environment where you will grow, learn and succeed.


  • Be part of an impact start-up with vibrant ambitions and a clear direction

  • Be a key player in our mission to democratize access to geospatial data worldwide.

  • An opportunity to work in the most exciting Green Transition projects in Norway and Europe

  • A multicultural environment with international ambitions

  • Join a team that is passionate about working together, bold innovation, and doing the right thing for our business, the environment, and the planet

  • Flexible working time

  • Potential for growth and career development in a deep-tech company fostering the green transition

  • Competitive compensation & equity packages for the right candidate

For more information or questions please contact us at luis@surplusmap.com or phone number +4798418837

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

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Working at

SurplusMap is building a geospatial intelligence platform that empowers decision-makers in green transition industries to make better and faster decisions to develop new green industries. CHALLENGE Today, decision-makers in the Green Transition are ill-equipped to make data-driven decisions and meet the challenge of reducing GHG emissions by 45% by 2030. They spend a lot of time and resources looking for relevant data, they work with fragmented decision tools, and have an inefficient engagement with complex stakeholders, who sometimes have different or competing values and interests. All these complexity and data challenges are bottlenecks in the Green Transition, and missed business opportunities. SOLUTION SurPlusMap makes it easy for decision-makers and stakeholders to collaborate and make data-driven decisions on where to develop green sustainable industries. They find all relevant data in SurplusMap and our user interface facilitates collaboration improving the quality and speed of the early planning phases, saving time and money. With SurplusMap’s energy companies, utilities, local or national governments, and green industries such as green hydrogen, data centers, battery factories make collaborative and data-driven decisions that accelerate the Green Transition. OUR VISION Surplusmap combines the power of cloud computing, earth observation technology, big data analytics, ML & AI, with UX design to create the ultimate no-code collaborative geospatial analytics platform designed specifically to meet the data complexity of climate change action and the green transition. We want to remove data gatekeepers and other bottlenecks, making it easy for everybody involved in the Green Transition to understand relevant data and use it to expedite data-driven decision-making to foster green economic development and achieve the goal of reducing GHG emissions by 45% by 2030.

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